Degrees and Certificates

We believe that a college education is not just for the wealthy or for those who demonstrate past academic success. We believe education and training for any one of us benefits all of us. At Snead State Community College, our expert faculty ensure you are actually experiencing and comprehending information rather than just reciting it. They care about you as much as they care about how you connect with the course material. Our entire community of faculty, staff, students and alumni are passionate about learning and student success.

Associate in Science

This degree is the two-year degree plan that is used by students who wish to complete a Bachelor degree at a four-year college or university after completing the AS at Snead State. Students will use a STARS guide to prepare them for transferring and in choosing the right courses at Snead State.

Associate in Applied Science

These programs are designed to be completed in two years and ready students to enter the workforce. The coursework in each of these programs is mostly program-specific so courses taken in these programs may not transfer into other two or four-year programs. Students should follow the Snead State degree plans.

Certificates (STC and CERT)

These programs can usually be completed in about one year, and then you can get some jobs in the workforce in certain fields. Certificates at Snead State are designed so that the student can earn a credential on their way to completing an AAS degree. STC is the abbreviation for short-term certificates. CERT stands for the regular certificate.

Choose Your Program

Business, Computer Science and Technology Division

Associate in Science Programs

  • Apparel and Textiles
  • Business
  • Business Education
  • Health Information Management
  • Health Sciences
  • Health Services Administration
Associate in Applied Science and Certificate Programs
  • Applied Business with the following STC options: Accounting Technology, Agri-Business, Child Development, Finance, General Business, Health Care Management, Marketing and Social Media
  • Office Administration with the following STC options: Medical Transcription and Office Administration
  • Computer Science with the following STC options: CISCO Networking, Computer Technician, Cyber Security, Database Administration and Enterprise Virtualization
  • Industrial Technology
  • STC available in Automation, Basic Electricity and Industrial Maintenance Technology

English and Languages Division

Associate in Science Programs

  • English
  • English Language Arts Education
  • Spanish Education

Health Sciences Division

Associate in Science and Certificate Programs

  • Pre-Nursing for 2 and 4-year nursing programs
  • Associate in Applied Science Nursing Degree (Traditional and LPN-RN options)
  • Nursing Assistant Certificate (Dual Enrollment)

Humanities and Fine Arts Division

Associate in Science Programs

  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Art Studio
  • Communication Studies/Speech
  • Journalism
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Philosophy
  • Public Relations
  • Religious Studies
  • Speech Pathology
  • Telecommunications/Film

Math Division

Associate in Science Programs

  • Computer Science
  • Engineering - Aerospace, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Industrial, Materials and Mechanical
  • Math Education
  • Mathematics

Natural Science Division

Associate in Science Programs

  • Agronomy and Soils
  • Animal/Dairy Science
  • Athletic Training
  • Biology
  • Biology Education
  • Biomedical Services
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry Education
  • Clinical Lab Science/Medical Technology
  • Environmental Science
  • Exercise Science
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Fisheries Science
  • Food Science
  • Forestry
  • Health Education
  • Laboratory Technology
  • Nutrition and Food Science
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Poultry Science
  • Radiologic Sciences
  • Recreation Leadership
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Science Education
  • Wildlife Science

Social Science and Human Services Division

Associate in Science Programs

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Anthropology
  • Behavioral Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economics
  • Elementary Education
  • History
  • History Education
  • Human Services
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Social Studies Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education

Associate in Applied Science and Certificate Programs

  • Child Development with AAS, CERT and STC options